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Red Bull Rising · 6d ago

Iowa Review's Writing Contest for Vets Opens May 1

Jeff Sharlet during service in VietnamThe submissions window for a fourth Jeff Sharlet Memorial Award for Veterans writing contest opens Tues., May 1, 2018 and closes June 1, 2018. The contest is open to any service member or veteran writing in any g...
Red Bull Rising · 1W ago

Wanted: Women-Warrior-Poets

U.S. Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Briana Popp donned her drill sergeant hat during a graduation...
Red Bull Rising · 2W ago

Sun Tzu & Sneetches: New War Poetry Now on Sale!

In her second electric collection, "Permanent Change of Station," poet, mother, and U.S. Marine Corps spouse Lisa Stice lovingly interrogates and illuminates life in a modern military family. The 96-page trade paperback is available for $11.99 U.S. p...
Red Bull Rising · 3W ago

Listen Up, Maggots! It's National Poetry Month!

PHOTO BY: U.S. Army Sgt. Ken ScarThis post, written by the author of "FOB Haiku: War Poems...
Red Bull Rising · 1M ago

Poet Explores Place-finding in her Military Family

In her soon-to-be-published second collection of poetry, titled "Permanent Change of Station," Lisa Stice lovingly interrogates and illuminates life in a military family with a young daughter—exploring the in-betweens of separation and connection, an...
Red Bull Rising · 1M ago

'Journey to Normal' Film Features Iowa Red Bulls

In its Iowa premiere, the 2017 documentary "Journey to Normal: Women of War Come Home" will be shown in an exclusive, one-time engagement on the Boone, Iowa campus of Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) at 7 p.m., Thurs., March 22, 2018.A Q&A s...
Red Bull Rising · 1M ago

War Poetry Redux: The 'Blue Streak' Strikes Again!

Editors at the literary journal "As You Were," published by the 501(c)3 non-profit organiz...
Red Bull Rising · 2M ago

'In Their Boots' Event to Focus on Short Films Feb. 26

Two nationally recognized independent short films will be featured in a "In Their Boots Fi...
Red Bull Rising · 2M ago

War-writing Events at AWP 2018, Tampa, Fla.

The annual Association of Writers & Writing Programs (A.W.P.) national conference is March 7-10, 2018. It will be the 51st anniversary of the event. This year, it's being held in Tampa, Fla....
Red Bull Rising · 2M ago

Darron L. Wright Awards Deadline is March 15, 2018

Darron L. Wright PHOTO: Line of AdvanceCreators of the Chicago-based digital military-lit ...